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Khan Jamal discography

This is a discography of Khan Jamal albums and albums by other musicians that feature Khan Jamal.


Khan Jamal: leader and co-leader discography

Drum Dance To The Motherland, Khan Jamal Creative Art Ensemble, 1973, Dogtown

Tracks : Cosmic Echoes, Drum Dance To The Motherland, Inner Peace, Breath Of Life

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Dwight James, Monnette Sudler, Billy Mills, Alex Ellison

Released on CD on Eremite in 2006.

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Give The Vibes Some, Khan Jamal, 1974, Palm Records 10

Tracks : Pure Energy, Clint, 35.007 Feet Up, Give The Vibes Some

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Clint Jackson III, Hassan Rashid

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The River, Bill Lewis / Khan Jamal, 1978, Philly Jazz PJ 1002

Tracks : The Waterfall, The Vanishing Man, As Salim

Musicians : Bill Lewis, Khan Jamal

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Infinity, Khan Jamal, 1984, Con'Brio

Tracks : Nubian Queen, Infinity, Lovely Afternoon, The Known Unknown, The Angry Young Man

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Byard Lancaster, Bernard Sammul, Reggie Curry, Dwight James, Sunny Murray, Omar Hill, Clifton Burton

Reissued on Stash in 1978.

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Dark Warrior, Khan Jamal Quartet, 1984, Steeplechase SCS 1196

Tracks : Johnny's In Malmø, Just Us, Principal, Whisper Sweet, Dark Warrior, Hucksterman, Space Traveller

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Charles Tyler, Johnny Dyani, Leroy Lowe

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Three, Khan Jamal / Pierre Dørge / Johnny Dyani, 1985, Steeplechase SCS 1201

Tracks : Lilli Goes To Town, Bhala, Blueslife, Tjader, MK Speak Of The Nation, A Bomb, Children Of The Third World, Three

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Pierre Dørge, Johnny Dyani

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The Traveller, Khan Jamal, 1986, Steeplechase SCS 1217

Tracks : Thelonious, Unsung Heroes, Bells Of Joy, Equinox, Body And Soul, The Traveller, Bloom

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Johnny Dyani, Leroy Lowe

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Thinking Of You, Khan Jamal, 1987, Storyville

Tracks : Sweet Brown Flower, In A Sentimental Mood, Thinking Of You, Soulful Gospel Truth, Theme For Winnie Mandela, Elements Of Life

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Byard Lancaster, Oliver Collins, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Billy Hart, Omar Hill

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Speak Easy, Khan Jamal, 1989, Gazell

Tracks : Speak Easy, Jennifer's Poem Rain Colors, Blues For An Endangered Species, Family Of The Spirits, Easy Living, Free Nelson

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Dave Burrell, William Parker, Sunny Murray

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Don't Take No, Khan Jamal, 1989, Stash

Tracks : Don't Take No!, Scandanavian Dawn, Peaceful Warrior, One For Hamp, Three For All, Hip Out, Body And Soul, Nubian Queen, Lovely Afternoon, The Angry Young Man

Musicians : Tracks 1-7: Khan Jamal, Mark Kramer, Monnette Sudler, Warren Oree, Dwight James / Tracks 8-10: Khan Jamal, Byard Lancaster, Bernard Sammul, Reggie Curry, Dwight James, Omar Hill

Tracks 8-10 were originally released on the album Infinity in 1984.

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Percussion & Strings, Khan Jamal, 1997, CIMP

Tracks : Professor Bill, Whisper Sweet, Sphere, Blue Monk, Six + Seven Equals Thirteen, Another Kind of Blue, Witch Doctor, Return From Exile, Four on Three, 'Round About Midnight

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Dylan Taylor, Ed Crockett, Craig McIver, Pete Vinson

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Cubano Chant, Khan Jamal, 2000, Jambrio

Tracks : Cubano Chant, Tjader II, Soul Station, Nubian Queen, The J.A.Z.Z., Wayne's Mode, Eleanor Rigby

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Byard Lancaster, Dan Kleiman, Omar Hill, Keno Speller, Tahir Jamal

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Cool, Khan Jamal Percussion & String Quartet, 2002, Jambrio

Tracks : Professor B.L., A Dansk Morn, Rhythm Thang, Innocence, Six Plus Seven, Mrs. J's Blues, Cool

Musicians : Khan Jamal, John Rodgers, Warren Ore, Dwight James

Reissued in 2008 on Porter Records.

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Balafon Dance, Khan Jamal Quintet, 2002, CIMP

Tracks : Odean, Just Us, Principle, Balafon Dance, Summertime, African Rhythm Tongues, Nobody Know De Trouble I See, One For Hamp

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Roy Campbell, Jemeel Moondoc, Dylan Taylor, Dwight James

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Nothing Is Wrong, Odean Pope & Khan Jamal, 2003, CIMP

Tracks : Almost Like Me Part II, Nothing Is Wrong, Three, The Spirit Room (Take 3), The Magnificent One, The Rhythm Thang, Voice, The Spirit Room (Take 1)

Musicians : Odean Pope, Khan Jamal, Arthur Harper, Allen Nelson

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Black Awareness, Khan Jamal, 2005, CIMP

Tracks : One comes first, Riff Raff, Believe, Black Awareness, Nubian Queen, Bloom, Sonnys Back, Part 1 & Part 2

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Grachan Moncur III, Byard Lancaster, Dylan Taylor, Dwight James

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Return From Exile, Khan Jamal, 2005, Discograph

Tracks : Granny's Dance, Gemini, One For Khan, Revolution, Trouble Ahead, Manha De Carnaval, Nubian Queen, Wachi-Wara, Speak-easy, Return From Exile

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Fire & Water, Khan Jamal & Dylan Taylor, 2007, CIMP

Tracks : Bessie's Blues, Global Warming, Bohemia After Dark, Whisper Sweet, Your Guest Is As Good As Mine, The African American, Bells of Copenhagen, Blue Monk, How Low Can You Go, Bohemia After Dark, Return from Exile, The Phone Blues, Equinox

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Dylan Taylor

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Impressions Of Coltrane, Khan Jamal, 2009, Steeplechase

Tracks : Cousin Mary, Blues For P.C., Central Park West, Afro Blue, Mr. P.C., Naima, One Down One Up, Impressions

Musicians : Khan Jamal, Odean Pope (track 2), Byard Lancaster (track 5), Farid Barron, Curtis Lundy, Edgar Bateman

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Khan Jamal: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Sounds Of Liberation, Sounds Of Liberation, 1972, Dogtown

Tracks : Happy Tuesday, New Horizons II, Billie One, We'll Tell You Later, New Horizons I, New Life

Musicians : Byard Lancaster, Khan Jamal (tracks 1 & 2), Monnette Sudler (tracks 4 & 5), Billy Mills, Dwight James, Rashid Salim, Omar Hill

Released on CD & vinyl on Porter Records in 2010 (cover shown).

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Tapestry, Ted Daniel Quintet, 1977, Sun Records

Tracks : Tapestry, Sweet Dreams (For Your Eyes), Mozambique

Musicians : Ted Daniel, Richard Daniel, Khan Jamal, Tim Ingles, Jerome Cooper

Released on CD on Porter Records in 2008.

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Wildflowers 1: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions, Various Artists, 1977, Douglas NBLP 7045

Tracks : Jays (Kalaparusha), New Times (Ken McIntyre), Over The Rainbow (Sunny Murray & The Untouchable Factor), Rainbows (Sam Rivers), Usu Dance (Air)

Musicians : The musicians on the Sunny Murray track are: Sunny Murray, David Murray, Byard Lancaster, Khan Jamal, Fred Hopkins

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Wildflowers 5: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions, Various Artists, 1977, Douglas

Tracks : Something's Cookin' (Sunny Murray & The Untouchable Factor), Chant (Roscoe Mitchell)

Musicians : Track 1: Sunny Murray, David Murray, Byard Lancaster, Khan Jamal, Fred Hopkins / Track 2: Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye, Jerome Cooper

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Brighter Days for You, Monnette Sudler, 1978, Steeplechase SCS 1087

Tracks : Brighter Days For You, To Be Exposed, Natural Accurrance, Rightousness, Congo, Moments Of Love, Family

Musicians : Monnette Sudler, Oliver Collins, Khan Jamal, Tyrone Brown, Newman Baker, William Wilson

Reissued on Alto in 1994.

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Nasty, Shannon Jackson & The Decoding Society, 1981, Moers Music

Tracks : Small World, Black Widow, Sweet Natalie, Nasty, When We Return

Musicians : Ronald Shannon Jackson, Byard Lancaster, Charles Brackeen, Lee Rozie, Khan Jamal, Vernon Reid, Melvin Gibbs, Bruce Johnson

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Outline No. 12, Billy Bang, 1983, Celluloid

Tracks : Seeing Together, Outline No. 12, Conception

Musicians : Billy Bang, David Murray, Frank Lowe, Henri Warner, Charles Tyler, Khan Jamal, Jason Hwang, Joseph Hailes, Wilber Morris, John "Khuwana" Fuller, Sunny Murray

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Konstanze's Delight, Jemeel Moondoc Sextet, 1983, Soul Note SN 1041

Tracks : Konstanze's Delight (Part 1), Konstanze's Delight (Part 2), Chasing The Moon, High Rise

Musicians : Jemeel Moondoc, Roy Campbell, Khan Jamal, William Parker, Dennis Charles, Ellen Christi

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Inner Heat, Dwight James, 1983, Cadence Jazz Records

Tracks : Ja Ja, Kitab, Quarter To Three, Undiluted, J&J

Musicians : Dwight James, Clarence Bradley, Byard Lancaster, Middie Middleton, Khan Jamal, Howard Cooper

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Suite For Chocolate, Joe Bonner Quartet, 1986, Steeplechase SCS 1215

Tracks : Under The Big Sky, Where Did You Go?, Chocolate, A Time For A Living, Peace, Carmella, Blues For Chocolate

Musicians : Joe Bonner, Khan Jamal, Jesper Lundgaard, Leroy Lowe

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Caribbean Breeze featuring Omar Hill, Art Webb, 1986, Gas Light

Tracks : Caribbean Breeze, Quanta Leap, Brazilian Eyes, Everybody Knows, Latin Fusion, Little Man, Synthetic Dreams

Musicians : Omar Hill, Art Webb, Charles Fambrough, Dave Falciani, Khan Jamal, Monette Sudler, Gregg McDonald, Ron Howerton, Lydia Lopez

Released on CD on Jambrio in 2001.

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Naked Flowers, Dan Fogel, 1986, Laughing Waters

Tracks : Latin Satin, Haiakowa's Lament, Ode To The Night Dreamer, Naked Flowers, Ocean Sweet, Blues For Justan, Flowers For You

Musicians : Dan Fogel, Ellen Ruley, Khan Jamal, Patrick Crossley, Eddie Figueroa, José Farouk

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Change Of The Century Orchestra, Sunny Murray / Khan Jamal / Romulus, 1999, J.A.S.

Tracks : Out For A Walk, Lovely Afternoon, Africa

Musicians : Sunny Murray, Khan Jamal, Romulus Franceschini, Ted Curson, Tyrone Hill, Grachan Moncur III, Middle Middleton, Odean Pope, Byard Lancaster, Fred Haun, Brian Brown, Dave Burrell, Monette Sudler, Tyrone Brown

Recorded in November 1987.

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Revolt Of The Negro Lawn Jockeys, Jemeel Moondoc, 2000, Eremite Records

Tracks : Moon Mode, You Let Me Into Your Life, Revolt Of The Negro Lawn Jockeys, Encore

Musicians : Jemeel Moondoc, Nathan Breedlove, Khan Jamal, John Voigt, Codaryl Moffet

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Tribes Of The Future, Omar Hill, 2000, Afrotex

Tracks : Afro Blue, Impressions, Kingfish, Stand Up For Mongo, Telepathic Thoughts Of Diane, Congo Square, Faces Of Africa, Colors Of Diane, Natural View

Musicians : Omar Hill, Ed Morgan, Ed Neiderhiser, Byard Lancaster, Julian Presely, Jessie Andrus, Charles Frambrough, Tony Hamilton, Khan Jamal, Kevin Frieson, Warren Oree

Reissued on Jambrio in 2001.

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It's Krunch Time, Roy Campbell Quartet, 2001, Thirsty Ear

Tracks : Tenderness Of Spring, It's Krunch Time, Bemsha Swing, New Groes For The New Millenium, Ode For Mr. DC, Khanducting, The Opening, Star Spangled Banner

Musicians : Roy Campbell, Khan Jamal, Wilber Morris, Guillermo E. Brown

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Equilibrium, Matthew Shipp, 2003, Thirsty Ear

Tracks : Equilibrium, Vamp To Vibe, Nebula Theory, Cohesion, World Of Blue Glass, Portal, The Root, The Key, Nu Matrix

Musicians : Matthew Shipp, Flam, Khan Jamal, William Parker, Gerald Cleaver

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Antipop Vs. Matthew Shipp, Antipop Consortium, 2003, Thirsty Ear

Tracks : Places I've Never Been, Staph, Slow Horn, A Knot In Your Bop, Svp, Coda, Stream Light, Monstro City, Real Is Surreal, Free Hop

Musicians : Antipop Consortium, Matthew Shipp, Daniel Carter, Khan Jamal, William Parker, Guillermo E Brown

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Soul Unity, Thunderbird Service, 2006, Heavenly Sweetness

Tracks : Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Hard Times, The Creator Has A Master Plan, Mary Don't You Weep, Follow Me, Rhythm In The Dark, Dahomey Dance, It's Gonna Rain, The Inspiration That I Feel, God's Ready, Christian Automobile, Sweet Evil

Musicians : Byard Lancaster, Alfie Pollitt, Khan Jamal, Keno Speller, Brett Andrew, Men On A Mission, Reverend Joe Craddock

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Blink Of An Eye, Scanner With The Post Modern Jazz Quartet, 2010, Thirsty Ear

Tracks : Shadow Splice, C Jam Blues, A Galaxy Of Winking Dots, Not A Frame Earlier Or Later, Involuntary Re Ex, Most With The Least, Dreaming With You At My Side, The Decisive Moment, Cuts And Shadows, Beyond The Edge Of The Frame

Musicians : Scanner, Matthew Shipp, Robin Rimbaud, Khan Jamal, Michael Bisio, Michael Thompson

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Last updated January 2016